Police recently arrested three NYC men who allegedly conspired to commit credit card fraud at a Target in Washington Township, New Jersey.
According to law enforcement, the suspects tried to use stolen credit cards to purchase a number of items at the Target store located on Route 46 in Washington Township, NJ. The suspects reportedly entered the store shortly after 8:00 p.m. and attempted to use the fraudulent credit cards.
Store employees contacted the Washington Township Police Department, which immediately dispatched officers to the scene. When police arrived at the store, they quickly located the three suspects. The suspects were detained before they could exit the store’s parking lot.
Washington Township police conducted an investigation and determined that the three suspects had used stolen credit cards to pay for the store items.
The suspects were placed under arrest and subsequently charged with several theft and fraud crimes, including credit card theft, conspiracy to commit credit card fraud, and fraudulent use of a credit card.
Additionally, one of the suspects was charged with simple possession of marijuana because he allegedly had a small amount of pot on his person when he was arrested.
Two of the suspects are from Brooklyn, NY, while the third suspect lives in Manhattan.
After being arrested and processed, the suspects were taken to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, New Jersey. They were being held at the jail in lieu of separate $25,000 bail amounts.
For further information about this case, view the DailyRecord.com article entitled “Washington Twp. Cops Charge 3 with Credit Card Fraud.”